Apr. 30, 1885 South Bethlehem Northampton County Pennsylvania, USA
Mar. 29, 1972 Washington District of Columbia District Of Columbia, USA
U.S. Diplomat. He served as High Commissioner to the Philppines, 1929-1942 and was a Delegate to the United Nations following World War II. In 1933 Sayre left Harvard University's law faculty for the State Department and where he picked Alger Hiss to be his assistant. Later Hiss would be put on trial for perjury after being accused of being a spy. In 1913 Sayre married Jesse Wilson, the daughter of then President Woodrow Wilson. There son Francis B. Sayre Jr. served as the Episcopal dean of the Washington National Cathedral.